1. Boston Celtics Should Have Learned from the Detroit Pistons' Demise

    Okay, so I will paint a picture for you. There is this veteran team. It is comprised almost exclusively of veteran players that never won anything on their own that came together and dominated their conference for a decade...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 2 years ago 4,725 reads 43 comments

  2. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Victor Oladipo, SG-Indiana

    In the first article of this series, I profiled Michigan's Trey Burke . In this second article, I will take a look at Indiana Hoosiers' Victor Oladipo ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 2 years ago 3,912 reads 58 comments

  3. The Case for Detroit Pistons Firing Lawrence Frank After This Season

    This is getting embarrassing. On Sunday night, the Detroit Pistons suffered their worst loss since 2002, getting pummeled by the San Antonio Spurs 114-75...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about almost 2 years ago 3,453 reads 15 comments

  4. Why Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe Can't Be Detroit Pistons' Twin Towers

    The Detroit Pistons are embarking on a new era in team history. They have completely shifted from the championship team of 2004, all but given up on the transition strategy of ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,668 reads 113 comments

  5. Can Rodney Stuckey Resurrect His Career with the Detroit Pistons?

    When the Detroit Pistons drafted Rodney Stuckey with the 15th-overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft, he was supposed to two a few things for Detroit. First, he was supposed to add needed youth an athleticism to a rapidly aging team...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,112 reads 31 comments

  6. Detroit Pistons Draft Targets: Trey Burke, PG-Michigan

    Coming off two brutal losses and injuries to key young players Brandon Knight and Andre Drummond , the Detroit Pistons are probably not going to make the playoffs this year...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 5,356 reads 56 comments

  7. Where Do the Milwaukee Bucks Go with Their Roster from Here?

    The Milwaukee Bucks had plenty of questions to answer heading into the trade deadline last weekend. Coming out of it, they seem to have just as many questions...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,700 reads 8 comments

  8. Is Andre Drummond or Damian Lillard the NBA's Biggest Rookie Surprise?

    Quickly, raise your hand if you thought that the Portland Trail Blazers ' Damian Lillard and the Detroit Pistons ' Andre Drummond would both be considered legitimate Rookie of the Year contenders...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 4,131 reads 6 comments

  9. Best Trade Destinations and Packages for Milwaukee Bucks' Brandon Jennings

    Brandon Jennings has been the best player and face of the Milwaukee Bucks over the past few years. He is a talented point guard that can score at will and has good court vision. He is lightning quick, has good range and is still only 23 years old...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,356 reads 18 comments

  10. One Major Adjustment Detroit Pistons Must Make Post All-Star Break

    The Detroit Pistons are finally trending in the right direction. For years, this team seemed to be either heading nowhere or they were sliding further down the NBA totem pole...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,764 reads 21 comments

  11. Re-Drafting the Last 3 Detroit Pistons' Drafts

    The Detroit Pistons have just begun their All-Star break, but I am just getting warmed up writing about them...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 5,966 reads 11 comments

  12. Grading Jose Calderon's First Games with Detroit Pistons

    Trading for Jose Calderon was the single most important move the Detroit Pistons have made in the last five years, aside from drafting Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,858 reads 18 comments

  13. Detroit Pistons Stock Watch-Risers and Fallers Heading into the All-Star Break

    The Detroit Pistons have had their ups and downs. On the one hand they are a sub .500 team that has depressing prospects for the playoffs...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 2,605 reads 7 comments

  14. How Ersan Ilyasova Got His Groove Back for Milwaukee Bucks

    It had all the makings of the classic story of a contract year. Ersan Ilyasova played fantastic basketball last year...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,418 reads 1 comments

  15. Blueprint for Detroit Pistons to Become Playoff Contenders Again

    It has been four years since the Detroit Pistons were in the playoffs. In fact, it has been over 1,200 days since the Detroit Pistons were in the postseason. It has been about 1,500 days since they were actual contenders...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,244 reads 45 comments

  16. Just How Good Can Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond Become?

    Andre Drummond is by far he most exciting player to play for the Detroit Pistons since Ben Wallace. In fact, it can be argued that Drummond is the most exciting Pistons player since Grant Hill...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,719 reads 18 comments

  17. Why LaMarcus Aldridge Can't Get Any Respect, and How to Change That

    While watching the Portland Trail Blazers ' game Saturday in seats supplied to me by the legendary Harry Glickman family, a curious thought ran through my mind...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 3,268 reads 11 comments

  18. Ranking the Detroit Pistons' 5 Must-Watch Games of February

    Things just got a lot more exciting around Detroit. On Wednesday the Detroit Pistons traded fading star Tayshaun Prince along with former first round pick Austin Daye to Memphis ...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,558 reads 4 comments

  19. Detroit Pistons Are Huge Winners in Jose Calderon Deal

    This afternoon, ESPN's Marc Stein reported that the Pistons were the third team involved in the Rudy Gay deal, sending Austin Daye and Tayshaun Prince to Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Jose Calderon...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 12,103 reads 47 comments

  20. 5 Best Trade Options for Detroit Pistons' Rodney Stuckey

    On Sunday night, Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank benched Rodney Stuckey. Now, we aren't talking about your typical, run-of-the-mill benching. That was a regular occurrence for Stuckey a couple years ago...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 7,164 reads 21 comments

  21. Why Can't Detroit Pistons' Key Players Be Consistent?

    The Detroit Pistons have been a team in flux for years now. After their championship run ended, they have seemingly been struggling to form an identity ever since...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,211 reads 15 comments

  22. 5 Biggest Mistakes the Detroit Pistons Have Made This Season

    For the Detroit Pistons , hindsight is 20/20, or so the saying goes. Nowhere is this more apt than in the NBA. Moves that are made in the heat of the moment can effect the outcome of games and have repercussions over the course of a season...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 4,536 reads 24 comments

  23. 5 Best Pairings for the Detroit Pistons This Year

    Basketball is a game of matchups . Certain players just work better together than others. Whether it be a great back-and-forth on the perimeter, a nice pick-and-roll pairing or an alley-oop combo, the world of basketball is teeming with great teamwork...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 1,885 reads 14 comments

  24. Disaster Plan for Fixing the Portland Trail Blazers' Bench

    The Portland Trail Blazers have surprised many with their play this season. Damian Lillard has been a revelation at the point guard position and is an early season shoo-in for Rookie of the Year...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 5,013 reads 13 comments

  25. What Should Detroit Pistons Do with Austin Daye and Charlie Villanueva?

    The Detroit Pistons suddenly find themselves in an enviable position. No, not the one where they have tons of young talent; that is obviously the best position, but it is also the rarest one...

    Jay Wierenga Written by Jay Wierenga about 2 years ago 4,137 reads 50 comments